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Historical Events In 1861

Friday, 22 November 2019

May 05   In the year 1861 alexandria, VA  

May 06   On this day in history arkansas & Tennessee become 9th & 10th states to secede from US  

May 06   In the year 1861 arkansas & Tennessee becomes 9th & 10th state to secede from US  

May 06   On this day in history jefferson Davis approves a bill declaring War between US & Confederacy  

May 06   Radindranath Tagore, Hindu poet/mystic/composer (Nobel 1913) in the year 1861.  

May 07   Riot occurs between prosecessionist & Union supporters in Knoxville TN on this day in history.  

May 08   Richmond VA, is named the capital of the Confederacy in the year 1861.  

May 10   In the year 1861 union troops march on state militia in St Louis MI  

May 10   Union troops march on state militia in St Louis, MI on this day in history.  

May 12   Christian Heinrich Hohmann, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

May 13   On this day in history queen Victoria announces England's position of neutrality  

May 14   The Canellas meteorite, an 859-gram chondrite-type meteorite, strikes the earth near Barcelona, Spain in the year 1861.  

May 16   Confederate Government offers war volunteers $10 premium in the year 1861.  

May 16   In the year 1861 confederate govt offers war volunteers $10 premium  

May 16   Kentucky proclaims its neutrality on this day in history.  

May 18   Battle of Sewall's Point VA-1st Federal offense against South in the year 1861.  

May 20   On this day in history cornerstone of University of Washington laid in Seattle  

May 20   Kentucky proclaims its neutrality in Civil War on this day in history.  

May 20   North Carolina becomes 11th & last state to secede from Union on this day in history.  

May 21   NC is 10th state to secede from Union in the year 1861.  

May 21   North Carolina is 10th state to secede from Union on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history richmond VA is designated Confederate Capital  

May 23   3 fleeing slaves enter Fort Monroe VA in the year 1861.  

May 23   3 fleeing slaves enter Fort Monroe Virginia in the year 1861.  

May 23   Virginia citizens vote 3 to 1 in favor of secession in the year 1861.  

May 24   On this day in history alexandria VA occupied by Federal troops  

May 24   On this day in history alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops  

May 24   Elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23 on this day in history.  

May 24   Major General Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war" in the year 1861.  

May 25   On this day in history john Merryman is arrested under suspension of writ of habeas corpus it later sparks a supreme court decision protecting the writ  

May 25   On this day in history john Merryman is arrested under suspension of writ of habeas corpus it later sparks a supreme court decision protecting writ  

May 26   Postmaster General Blair announces end of postal connection with South on this day in history.  

May 26   Postmaster General Blair announces end of postal connection with the South in the year 1861.  

May 26   In the year 1861 union blockades New Orleans LA & Mobile AL  

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Famous Birthdays In 1861

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12)  

Jan 03   In the year 1861 birth of william Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)  

Jan 06   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of george Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)  

Jan 13   Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1861 birth of wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

Jan 18   In the year 1861 birth of raymond Huntington Woodman, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1861

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65 in the year 1861.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

Jan 31   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

Feb 12   In the year 1861 hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72  

Feb 18   Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1861.  

Mar 14   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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